CfP for Graduate Conference: ‘The Image in the World, the World in the Image’

The Department of Literary, Linguistics and Comparative Studies at the University of Naples ‘L’Orientale’, Italy will be holding a graduate Conference entitled ‘The Image in the World, the World in the Image. New Perspectives for a Multidisciplinary Approach to Textual and Extra-Textual Representation’, which will be held in Naples on 21-23 October 2015.

In an interdisciplinary perspective, which takes into account different approaches to the theme, the conference intends to gather contributions on the following themes:

  • Language-through-images
  • Text and visual culture
  • Images and memory
  • Linguistic image of the world
  • Semiotics and strategies for constructing textual meaning
  • Tipography tools and visual elements of the written page
  • Mechanisation of the image (cinema, photography, …)
  • Image and theatre

PhD students, early career researchers and other scholars are invited to send 300-word proposals for 15-minute papers either in Italian or English. The deadline for proposals is 9 April 2015. Accepted proposals will be notified by 30th April 2015, and the proceedings are planned to be published.

See the call for papers or visit the website for details.